Michael Jackson: The Intervention
The famous siblings of Michael Jackson had long suspected that the King of Pop was abusing drugs, so much so that they staged an intervention at the Neverland ranch. Obviously, it didn't help. Brother Tito tells The Mirror that the family conducted a raid on the compound when they began hearing stories that MJ was abusing painkillers. Michael was so determined to keep his secret that he had security keep the family out, going so far as to set up roadblocks to prevent them from coming into Neverland. Recalls Tito, "In the first few intervention attempts his staff and security would not let us on the property. They would block the road into Neverland with other vehicles so we couldn't drive in, all kinds of crazy things. I don't know whose instructions those were but that's what happened. I went up there twice trying to get through before we finally did." Once they made it past the obstacles, the Jackson clan -- including sisters Janet, Latoya and Rebbie, along with Jackie, Randy and Tito -- confronted Michael on his drug abuse only to be met with categorical denials from the singer. Tito tells The Mirror, "We bust right into the house and he was surprised to see us to say the least. We went into one of his private rooms and had a discussion with him. Some of us were crying. We kept asking him if it was true what we had heard that he was using drugs. He kept denying it. He said we were over-reacting. We also spoke to a doctor and he assured us it was not the situation. He said he was there to make sure Michael was healthy." What are the chances those assurances came from the same doctor that likely injected Jacko with the drugs that claimed his life?
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